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Definition of "decreased" []

  • To diminish or cause to diminish in size, number, strength, etc (verb)
  • The act or process of diminishing; reduction (noun)
  • The amount by which something has been diminished (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of decrease. (verb)

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Use "decreased" in a sentence
  • "Of course completion of a project will result in decreased or eliminated funding for a second, identical or similar project."
  • "Genistein decreased mammary tumor growth by 33 percent while daidzein increased it by 38 percent when compared with placebo."
  • "The reason our total Co2 output has not decreased is that while CO2 per unit of GDP (I will call this CO2 efficiency) has improved 2-4 percent per year, our GDP has grown the same rate or faster."